ES&A’s alternative fee arrangements include fixed periodic fees, flat fees, hourly rates, and negotiable rates, based on the type of service you require.
You can combine fee types to create the fee structure that answers your needs and fits your budget (e.g., fixed periodic fees for your day-to-day employment advice; hourly fees for technology advice; flat rate training; negotiable rate strategic planning).
We're past the days of the unchecked billable hour. Budget-conscious clients want flat rates, cost containment, and practical yet strategic advice and services.Jan Boivin
Fixed periodic fee (FPF) arrangements are a value-priced option for clients seeking the assurance of advice on a regular basis. The emphasis is on compliance and proactivity; FPF arrangements are for non-litigation advice only. FPFs are generally invoiced monthly.
FPF services include:
FPF pricing is based on three factors:
Flat fee services are straightforward, finite projects, priced to offer value and certainty for clients, and to facilitate budgeting. Some of our most frequently requested flat fee services include:
We have hourly fees for:
If you have EPLI coverage, we will work with your insurance carrier on a mutually agreeable hourly rate.
We also offer discounts on hourly rates for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government entities.
Fees will be determined on a case-by-case basis for:
We will work with you to ensure that you get the service you need at a reasonable price.